CONF: Rhetoric Event at Newcastle University

Seen on Classicists (please send any responses to the people/institution mentioned in the post, not to rogueclassicism!)

Saturday July 10th 2010, Bamburgh Room, King’s Road Centre, Newcastle
University (see this link for advice on travel and maps:

The event is free; but please let contact Jennifer.Richards AT so
that she can organise lunch.

11.00-11.30 coffee

Chair: Dr Bé Breij
11.30-12.15 Prof Mike Edwards (Institute of Classical Studies, editor of
Rhetorica), ‘The new Hyperides’
12.15-1.00 Prof Jakob Wisse (Newcastle University), ‘The limits of
(ancient) rhetoric: some thoughts about rhetoric,
literature and society’

1.00-2.30 lunch
Chair: Prof Jennifer Richards
2.30-3.15 Prof Peter Mack (Warwick), ‘Narrative and argument in
Renaissance rhetoric’
3.15-4.00 Dr Alison Thorne (Strathclyde), ‘The rhetoric of supplication:
ethos, pathos and the logic of identification’

4.00-5.00 coffee and roundtable discussion.

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